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Ep 34 What Teachers do in the Holidays

Episode Description

Teaching is the job that’s never done! There are always numerous invisible tasks that need to be done, and very often the only time to do them is over weekends or during the holidays. But teachers desperately need time to decompress and recharge those spent batteries. So, what should they be doing over the holidays and how can holidays be put to good use not just to relax but also to prepare for the term or year ahead.

In this episode we look at the types of things teachers could do to relax, things like getting outside, watching movies, cooking and spending time with loved ones.

But when it’s time to think about preparing for going back to school, what’s the best way of doing that? Tune in to listen how to plan lessons smarter not harder and simultaneously spark children’s interest!

Books mentioned in this episode:
Stone Soup by Ann McGovern
Wombat Stew by Marcia Vaughan
Pumpkin Soup by Helen Cooper
Talk for Writing Across the Curriculum by Pie Corbett

24 fun things to do with kids to get them off screens:
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